Auction 22.11.2000

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 22.11.2000

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A pair of French silver-mounted claret-jugs

A pair of French silver-mounted claret-jugs Maker's mark of Maison du Marais, Paris, modern Each spirally-fluted baluster shaped, the silver collar cast with foliage, flowers, scrolls, and vacant rocaille cartouche, the hinged helmet-shaped cover similarly cast and with foliage and grape finial, the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver-mounted glass claret-jug

A French silver-mounted glass claret-jug Paris, late 19th century, maker's mark JM in a lozenge with two mullets and a device above The partly-fluted glass jug engraved with ribbon-tied husk garlands, the mount with hinged slightly domed cover with acanthus foliage thumbpiece, with ribbon-tied

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver-plated duck press

A French silver-plated duck press Late 19th century On shaped oblong base with incurved sides, with four scroll feet cast with bull-rushes and with shell between, the shaped body with hinged curved door revealing the pierced strainer, the arched wheel support cast with shells and bullrushes on a

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver-gilt travelling dressing-table service

A French silver-gilt travelling dressing-table service Maker's mark of Sergent Aîné, Paris, circa 1865, the flatware with maker's mark PQ a device between Engine-turned and with stylised foliage borders, each piece engraved with a coat-of-arms with coronet above, within plain circular cartouche

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A FRENCH SILVER TROPHY

A FRENCH SILVER TROPHY MAKER'S MARK OF CHRISTOFLE, PARIS, CIRCA 1910 THE SHAPED CIRCULAR BASE ON FOUR SCROLL FEET AND TWO OXHEAD AND HOOF FEET, WITH TWO DEEP WELLS, WITH CENTRAL FLUTED COLUMN STEM APPLIED WITH CORNUCOPIAE AND SURMOUNTED BY THE PARTLY-DRAPED FIGURE OF A SHEPHERD HOLDING A SHEAF OF

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A set of four German silver dessert-stands

A set of four German silver dessert-stands Maker's mark of Wilhelm Conrad Hessenbherg, Frankfurt am Main, circa 1800 Each circular, with gadrooned borders, on square base with four scroll, rosette and lion's paw feet, the central support with gadrooned border below a chased grapevine frieze, the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Continental silver tankard

A Continental silver tankard Late 19th century Cylindrical and on three crowned recumbant lion feet, with scroll handle, the hinged domed cover with lion rampant thumbpiece, the body and cover inset with various Austrian conins, with acanthus foliage borders, marked on base 6¾in. (17cm.) high 30ozs

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A set of four Continental silver side-plates

A set of four Continental silver side-plates Unmarked, late 19th century Shaped circular, with various borders of foliage, vines, wheat-ears, wild-flowers and branches, two with plain centres, the centres of the other two formed as ponds with water-lilies, snails, insects, a frog and a fish

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver table-service

A French silver table-service Maker's mark of Cardeilhac, Paris, circa 1880 Each with shaped handle, cast and chased with a moulded band and acanthus foliage, and applied with monogram AS comprising Twenty-four table-spoons Thirty-six three-pronged table-forks Twelve dessert-spoons Twelve

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A pair of French silver candelabra

A pair of French silver candelabra Maker's mark of Hénin Freres & Cie, Paris, late 19th century, retailed by Bointaburet Each on shaped stepped base with fluted borders, the baluster stem with reeded and fluted knops, the detachable nozzle with four outcurved double-scroll branches cast with foliage

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A German ivory tankard

A German ivory tankard circa 1890 Cylindrical, on circular base carved with a foliate border, the body carved with a frieze of a battle scene with horsemen, the cover carved with foliate bands and rope-twist borders, the finial formed as a warrior on horseback, the foliage-wrapped scroll handle with

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A German silver tankard

A German silver tankard Apparently unmarked, late 19th century Cylindrical, on four grotesque mask and scroll feet, the base cast with a baroque frieze of cherubs, bacchic masks, scrolls and grapes, the body with a frieze of cherubs and a drunken Silenus in a Bacchic procession, with a chariot and

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A German silver-mounted ivory tankard

A German silver-mounted ivory tankard Apparently unmarked, circa 1880 On domed foot with crimped edge, embossed and chased with ribbon-tied fruit garlands, with beaded borders, the ivory body carved with a battle frieze of mounted horsemen and soldiers, the domed cover chased as the foot and with

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A German silver-mounted ivory and gem-set tankard

A German silver-mounted ivory and gem-set tankard Apparently unmarked, circa 1870 Tapering cylindrical, on stepped oval, slightly domed foot, the foot set with a border of green gems, and chased with bands of husking, acanthus and rope-twist, the ivory body carved with a Bacchanalian frieze with

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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An French ivory tankard

An French ivory tankard circa 1880 On oval base supported on four foliate scroll feet, with rope-twist and oval cartouche borders, the oval body carved with a Bacchic procession, the domed cover with acanthus border, the finial formed as a faun playing a pipe, the scroll handle formed as a faun

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A German silver-mounted ivory tankard

A German silver-mounted ivory tankard Maker's mark AS in monogram, Regensburg, late 19th century On stepped domed silver foot with crimped edge, repoussé and chased with a border of baroque strapwork, fruit, and female masks on a textured ground, below an acanthus border, the ivory body carved with

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver soup-tureen and cover

A French silver soup-tureen and cover Paris, 1819-1838 Circular and on spreading pedestal foot with reeded border, the two handles cast with foliage, pomegranates and beading, the slightly domed cover with reeded border and acanthus, garland and rosette border, and berried laurel and floral ring

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver punch-bowl

A French silver punch-bowl 20th century Plain circular and on spreading foot with berried laurel border, the bowl with bracket handles with anthemion terminals and stylised foliage rim, marked on bowl and foot 16½in. (42cm.) wide 92oz. (2,889gr

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French travelling nécessaire

A French travelling nécessaire Various makers, Paris, 1798-1819 Comprising an oval basin and detachable shaving edge, three cylindrical silver containers, the fitted lids with ribbed and stiff-leaf borders, one fitted with wooden liner and glass drinking glass, and one double-compartmented, four

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French silver-gilt mirror-plateau

A French silver-gilt mirror-plateau Maker's mark of Charles-Nicolas Odiot, Paris, 1826-1838 Oblong and with curved ends, in four sections, with ribbon bound reeded rim and shell and acanthus foliage border, the sides cast and chased with vases of fruit and flowers, palmettes and dolphins, with

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A French parcel-gilt jewel casket

A French parcel-gilt jewel casket Maker's mark of Marc-Augustine Lebrun, Paris, circa 1824 Oblong and on four boar's mask and oak leaf feet, the borders cast and chased with acanthus foliage and husk lambrequins and with bands of strapwork, paterae and anthemion, the angles each applied with a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Dutch silver basket

A Dutch silver basket Maker's mark of Pieter van Reidt, Amsterdam, 1794 Oval, on beaded foot, the sides pierced with a band of husks below vertical slats, surmounted by a pierced band of graduated scroll rosettes, with beaded rim and reeded swing handle, marked on base 143/8in. (36.5cm.) long 31oz

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Dutch silver basket

A Dutch silver basket Maker's mark of Diedrik Willem Rethmayer, Amsterdam 1803 Navette shaped and on rim foot, the sides pierced with intersecting arches and loops and with pierced lattice border above, with beaded rim and reeded swing handle, marked on base 14¾in. (37.5cm.) long 27oz. (862gr

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A pair of German silver dinner-plates

A pair of German silver dinner-plates Maker's mark of Carl David Schrödel, Dresden, circa 1760 Shaped circular and with moulded borders, the reverse engraved with the monogram FA with electors' bonnet above, marked on reverse, one with town mark only, each numbered and engraved with scratchweight

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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An Eastern European silver-gilt tankard

An Eastern European silver-gilt tankard Possibly Polish, 18th Century, struck with maker's mark IR, and indistinct later control marks Tapering cylindrical and on spreading foot, with scroll handle, bifurcated thumbpiece and hinged domed cover with stud finial, the lower part of the body with a band

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Louis XIV silver-gilt nécessaire-de-voyage

A Louis XIV silver-gilt nécessaire-de-voyage Maker's mark of Jean-Daniel Ott, Strasbourg, circa 1710 Comprising a spoon and fork with shaped handles, a marrow spoon, a knife with steel blade and cannon handles, a shaped oval bowl, a shaped oval double spice-box with grotesque mask thumpieces, each

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Portuguese or Portuguese-Colonial silver-gilt dish

A Portuguese or Portuguese-Colonial silver-gilt dish Unmarked, early 17th century Octagonal and with pierced stylised foliage rim, the border chased with scrolling fruits and foliage and rabbits, the centre with scrolls and foliage and raised central boss chased with a stork eating a flower, the

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A pair of Louis XV silver candlesticks

A pair of Louis XV silver candlesticks Maker's mark of Antoine Filassier, Paris, 1719 Each on spreading circular foot and with baluster stem and spool-shaped socket, the bases with strapwork and husk border on a matted ground, the socket similarly decorated, the stem with guilloche border and husk

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A pair of German gold and enamel tazze

A pair of German gold and enamel tazze circa 1730, unmarked Each shaped oval, on detachable stepped shaped oval pedestal foot, with reeded borders, engraved on the foot and body with a border of diaperwork, rosettes, scrolls and anthemion on a textured ground, the centre of each with a similar

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000

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A Baltic parcel-gilt Presentation beaker and cover

A Baltic parcel-gilt Presentation beaker and cover Maker's mark of Johann Klinge, Breslau, circa 1730 Tapering cylindrical and on spreading circular foot, with moulded border, the detachable domed cover with bud finial on shaped circular calyx supported on four scroll brackets, the body and cover

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 22 Nov 2000